In the News

2017 Features

Rooftop farm puts Ryerson in good steadUniversity Affairs, August, 2017

So Farm, So Good: Rye’s Rooftop Farm Harvesting 10,000 Pounds of Produce – The Eyeopener September 11, 2017

Where to find healthy and local food options at eight Toronto colleges and universities –NOW magazine August 7, 2017

Urban Farming meets community engagement – Ryerson Works, June 1, 2017

Evenings on the Weather Network: interview with Arlene Throness – The Weather Network, May 28, 2017 (Air time: 21:19)

2016 Features

Campus praised for going green – Ryerson Today, December 1, 2016

Green acres are flourishing on campus rooftops across the country – Maclean’s, November 28, 2016

Going Greener: 2015 Report on Environmental Sustainability at Ontario Universities – Council of Ontario Universities, November 2016

Harvest season in full bloom – Ryersonian, October 28, 2016

The Great Green Roof Review –, August 25, 2016

Green Roofs Keep Cities Cool – Centre for Urban Energy, June 17, 2016

Project of the Week –, May 30, 2016

2015 Features

Ryerson University’s rooftop farm celebrates bumper harvest — The Star, October 27th, 2015

Green roofs and ‘agritecture’ have potential to transform food supply in cities — CBC News, August 7th, 2015

Squash blossoms work in frittata, salad, or on pizza — The Star, August 5th, 2015

Down to Earth Up in the Sky at Rye’s HomeGrown — The Toronto Botanical Garden, August, 2015

Using Green Roofs to Grow Food — Coolearth architecture inc, July 20th, 2015

Why “Agritecture” could be the future — CJRU The Scope at Ryerson, July 6th, 2015

Green Rooftop Farms are the Future — CJRU The Scope at Ryerson, June 15th, 2015

Why growing vegetables on the roof is the future of Toronto architecture — The Star, June 8th, 2015

Rooftop farming could be the next big step in Toronto architecture — Metro News, June 8th, 2015

Harvesting priceless real estate: Take a look at one of Toronto’s green roofs — CTV News, May 25th, 2015

To the Garden I Go! — No Empty Fridge, April 27, 2015

2014 and Earlier Features

Toronto-style thin farming – EAT UP Blog, December 21, 2014

RHG: Growing from the ground up —  the Ryersonian, October 24th, 2014

Industrial Agriculture is the World’s Largest Polluter: Urban Agriculture Over Globalized Growing —  the Plaid Zebra, October 21st, 2014

City failing to Harvest Potential of Green Roofs —  the Torontoist, September 29th, 2014

Roof to Table — Landscape Architecture Magazine,  August 7th, 2014

Ryerson’s Rooftop Garden — Toronto Food Policy Council, July 9 2014

Space in transition: Ryerson University’s first rooftop farm gets an urban agriculture facelift Living Architecture MonitorThe Spring, 2014

From rooftop to table, Ryerson grows a local food system on campus — The Ryersonian, October 11th, 2013

Grown on Gould, served on Gould — The Eyeopener, September 19th, 2013

Rye’s HomeGrown Community Garden — Toronto Food Policy Council, June 1st, 2011